2020 Vietnam Grand Prix Weekend Information

🇻🇳 THE 2020 VIETNAM GRAND PRIX 

ROUND 3. 3rd – 5th APRIL.

1021st F1 GRAND PRIX | 1st VIETNAM GRAND PRIX | 1ST GRAND PRIX AT HANOI STREET CIRCUIT


  WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Friday 3rd April
Free Practice 1 (11am Local Time/ 5am UK Time)
Free Practice 2 (3pm Local Time/ 9am UK Time)

Saturday 4th April
Free Practice 3 (12pm Local Time/ 6am UK Time)
Qualifying (3pm Local Time/ 9am UK Time)

Sunday 5th April
The 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix (2:10pm Local Time/ 8:10am UK Time)


  WEEKEND NOTES

  • Information about the race weekend, such as DRS zones and track changes, will be posted here. 

🇻🇳 WEEKEND MILESTONES AND RECORDS

  • This will be the very first Vietnam Grand Prix. The Hanoi Street Circuit will be the 72nd different circuit which Formula 1 has raced at.
  • This weekend, Lewis Hamilton will overtake Jarno Trulli as the driver to have started the eight most F1 races in F1 history. This will be Hamilton’s 253rd appearance. Trulli made 252 starts in his career, with his last appearance coming at the 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix.
  • Pierre Gasly will make his 50th F1 start at the 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix.
  • A podium for either Lewis Hamilton or Sebastian Vettel would see them equal Kimi Raikkonen’s record of different events at which a driver has finished on the podium. Raikkonen has finished on the podium at 26 different events so far in his career.

You can find more information about the records which could be beaten this weekend in our Milestones and Records to Beat post.


  ALL THE INFO

Click the links below to see all the stats and circuit history you could need ahead of the race!


 




  PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULES

The world’s media will have the opportunity to talk to the drivers on the Thursday before the race. Appearing in the Drivers’ Press Conference for this race weekend will be:

TBC

The media also be talking to prominent members of Formula 1’s teams on Friday. Appearing in the Teams’ Press Conference for this race weekend will be:

TBC


  DRIVER STEWARD

Each weekend a former Formula 1 driver, or a driver from another prominent series of motorsport, joins the stewards to help judge any incidents from a drivers’ perspective. The Driver Steward this weekend will be TBC.


  WEATHER FORECAST

The weather forecast for the week ahead at the circuit currently looks like this:


  TYRE CHOICES

Pirelli are yet to reveal which tyre compounds will be used for the Dutch Grand Prix weekend. Each driver’s selection of tyres will be announced closer to the event.